|Technology and the Book, Art Waves #3|
When we heard that McMaster University Bookstore was installing the 9th Espresso Book Machine in the world, Art Waves invited Mark Lefevbre of Titles, and Kristine Tortora, who has spent her life studying the ancient arts of making and preserving books, to square off. To our surprise they were on the same page! Tune in for a fascinating conversation.
Keywords: technology; book arts; publishing; preservation; the Espresso Book Machine; bookbinding
|Mike Lutz & Murray Davison, Record Collectors, Art Waves #45|
Michael Lutz and Murray Davison are vinyl afficianados. Each has a huge record collection and an equally huge vault of knowledge about music. But they do not collect the same artists. For a discussion of the effect of changing technology on music, and a chance to hear some of their favourite songs, let Mike and Murray turn the tables here on the well-named Art Waves #45.
Keywords: record collecting; vinyl; music; genres; technology and music
|Jeff Tessier, Photographer, Art Waves #85|
Is photography art, or is it just technology? Photographer Jeff Tessier discusses that controversial question and much more in this very interesting episode of Art Waves.
Keywords: photography; art; digital cameras; technology; architectural photography
|G.W. & Trudi Down, The Book Band, Art Waves #142|
The Book Band is a one-of-a-kind organization devoted to helping small publishers and unknown writers find an audience. The passion George and Trudi Down feel for this work--as well as their devotion to each other--will inspire you, whether you're listening, as we were, two days before St. Valentine's Day, or any day of the year.
Keywords: Tower Poetry Society; Eden Mills Writers' Festival; Word on the Street; Seraphim Editions; Potlatch Publications; Amy Dennis; Museum of Steam & Technology
|216 Doors Open 2014 Shannon Kyles ( Apr. 27, ' 14)|
You may think you know your town, but you don't know her until you've been to Doors Open, the amazing free history and architecture festival. It happens in Hamilton on the first weekend of every May and is two days of pure delight. Architecture expert Shannon Kyles came by to tell us what's up for Doors Open 2014.
Keywords: Architectural Conservancy of Ontario; Military Museum; Dundurn Castle; Whitehern; Gryphon Cottage; the William Pring House; Workers Arts & Heritage Centre; In Praise of Older Windows; Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology; Erland Lee Museum; Battlefield House; Pinehurst; Moffat Kinoshida; MacNab Presyterian; St. Lawrence; TH&B Rail; Hamilton Port Authority; Empire Times; Seedworks; Ferguson Pumping Station; Carnegie Gallery; Dundas Museum; Germania Club; St. Paul's Glanford; Hindu Temple on 20 Road East; Rick & Angel Lintack; David Premi; The Fureys